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Nehru Planetarium Delhi


The Nehru Planetarium is situated at Teen Murti Marg Area, New Delhi, Delhi 110011, India Nehru planetarium agenda is to promot astronomy education in all age group especially in students. Nehru Planetarium in Delhi has been built in the memory of Jawaharlal Nehru and is situated at his earlier official residence. Established with a motto to impart the knowledge of space in students, the planetarium is now a wing of Nehru Memorial Museum and Library.


The Nehru Planetarium in New Delhi is situated in the green surroundings of the Teen Murti House, earlier the official residence of India's first Prime Minister, Jawaharlal Nehru and now a museum in his memory. Conscious of the fact that an understanding of the spirit and method of science was crucial for children to become responsible citizens, Nehru liked every opportunity to be provided to them in this endeavor. In 1964, the Jawaharlal Nehru Memorial Fund was set up to promote his ideas and subsequently it undertook to build the Nehru Planetarium with its primary aim being the promotion of astronomy education. Nehru Planetarium is now a wing of the NehruMemorial Museum and Library.The Planetarium has been constantly improvising and innovating programmes for its visitors.The strength of the planetarium lies in its live interactions and programs for visitors, students and amateur astronomers. Nehru planetarium is a place which reflects the positivity in the field of science especially astronomy, thus after coming here students are motivated to do something new.

Full Address

Nehru Planetarium Delhi, Teen Murti House, Teen Murti Marg, Teen Murti Marg Area, New Delhi, Delhi 110011


Type of Place

  • Museum
  • Picnic Spot

Prefered For

  • Couples
  • Family
  • Friends
  • Kids


  • IGI Airport
  • Safdarjung railway station Chanakyapuri Station
  • Race Course Metro Station ( 2 kms or 1.2 miles )

Important Information

  • timings All days of the week except Monday 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM visit duration 1 to 2 hours entry fee 50 per person for adults 30 per child for children (between 4 - 12 years) 20 per person for school students A number of shows are held, each running for a duration of 30 to 40 min.


  • One of the major attractions of this place is the Soyuz T-10 which carried India’s first cosmonaut Rakesh Sharma to space, along with his space suit and mission journal.The most attracted thing is Special shows are held for schools groups. There are live interactions and programs for visitors, students, and amateur astronauts. There are a number of workshops and observing activities held throughout the year. There are also Astronomy Quiz and Art competitions in the months of February and August

Things to Buy

  • Clothes like designer as well as khadi, bags, dummy of planetarium, Bindi-bangles etc.

Things to Eat

  • Street food like Gol Gappe, Papdi etc But Paranthas, chole Bhature, Gulab jamun in sweets are very delicious.

Things to enjoy

  • If you enjoy or love to know about astronomy or curious to know the mysteries of the universe, this place is where you should come to. Do take out your kids to this planetarium for a fun-filled day outing.....!!